Mission of Deeds was one of several local nonprofit organizations that received a financial award from The Savings Bank Charitable Foundation. The foundation, established in 1997 through an initial endowment of $550,000 from The Savings Bank, presented a total of $61,592 to 20 nonprofit organizations during the 26th distribution of funds. Over the past 26 years, the Foundation has made donations in excess of $885,000 to organizations in local communities.  The award was presented by The Savings Bank Charitable Foundation to David McIsaac, Executive Director.

According to the foundation, 22 organizations presented applications totaling more than $113,000. Awards were granted based on a number of factors, including intended use of the funds by the organization and the organization’s status as a publicly supported charity. Organizations that received an award were located in the areas served by The Savings Bank, with a focus on those organizations serving the residents of Wakefield, Lynnfield, Andover, North Reading, and Methuen.

The Savings Bank has eight offices located in the communities of Wakefield, Lynnfield, Andover, Methuen and North Reading. Further information about The Savings Bank, or The Savings Bank Charitable Foundation, can be obtained by contacting The Foundation at 357 Main Street, P.O. Box 30, Wakefield, MA 01880.

David McIsaac, second from right, Executive Director, Mission of Deeds, recently accepted a financial award from The Savings Bank Charitable Foundation representatives Raichelle Kallery, left, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, The Savings Bank; Joanne Reilly, second from left, Director, The Savings Bank Charitable Foundation; and Bob DiBella, right, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Savings Bank.